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March 25, 1939

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 5

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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Sub-District Music Contest Clear Lake March 31, April 1 SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 1939 CUBG/VZtTTF FOUNDED IN 1929 Vacation Ends Monday, April 3 Nine Weeks to Go G ! oi Match SJ, 1139 ?°M- L °SP Z Business Manager IJlliau Olson Editor-in-Chief Marvj'l Beck, Marjaret Fritz . · Associate Editors Jean Baurogarlncr Columnist it?" Vr W i:*M Sporti Column Miss Elizabeth H. Graves Adviser Executive Secretary. L H. S. p. A. TRIBUTE TO MOHAWKS Out of 900 schools in Iowa, Mason City has the fourth best basketball team. It was a fighting, driving Mohawk team that played, its \vay through the sec- tionaj, district, and state finals tournament. We can't be too proud of those 12 boys who gave the best they had to bring Mason City to the fore in basketball records. They played and overcame obstacles that would have sent a less spirited outfit to the sidelines long before the. state finals were reached. It took courage and determination to go out and win games that seemed impossible to win. It took real sportsmanship for those boys to refrain from becoming angered \vhen crowds would disregard the fine playing ability of the Mohawks and boo lustily. Mason Ciiyans are satisfied that their-team fought its heart out to bring honors to Mason City. We appreciate what "Judge" and the boys have done in showing Iowa that the Mohawks are once again a top team in Iowa basketball. Hats off to the Mohawks and a carload of lemons to the fans at the tournament whose jealousy of Mason City overshadowed their appreciation of real basketball ability,--K. E. K. J. J. Fitzgerald will spend spring vacation with his parents at Ainsworth. * * ·* Miss Odella McGowan plans to attend a physical education convention at Sioux City during spring vacation. . . . And Now Go to Roy Seney's And Save the Difference EASTER · Our Amber. Room is an ideal place to hold your Easter dinner party or luncheon. We'll serve the menu you want, at moderate cost. No "extras" to pay. Phone 97 or stop in for details. Jefferson Coffee Shop at the BUS Depot IZORIC ODORLESS CLEANING I D E A L I Z O R I C American I Dry Laundry | Cleaners IT'S PHONE 22 Try Photography For An Interesting Hobby '· See .Our Camera Department MOVIE CANDID STILL Decker Bros. "Where Sportsmen Buy" BE SMART Hove your school clothes cleaned and pressed re9ularly. Use Our Complete Laundry Service PHONE 788 and 789 Swift- DEVOTED TO MASON CITY SCHOOLS FOR BOTH PATRONS AND STUDENTS PUBLISHED BY M. C. H. S PLAN TO ENTER MUSIC CONTEST AT CLEAR LAKE TEACHER OFFERS SUGGESTIONS TO AID HILL PEOPLE Mountaineers Long Neglected, States ' Tennessee Woman (EDITOR'S N'OXfi: The following interview of Miss Ella Enstow was held before the teachers' convention in the form of a "demonstration Interview," with teachers and students witnessing the procedure. Mr, Kaufman, a member of the GJobe-GazeUe ne«-s staff, was a Cub-Gazette editor several years ago.) By DAVID B. KAUFMAN Pretty, soft-spoken, energetic Ella Enslow, for five and one- half years a teacher in America's "dark spot," the rugged mountain country of Tennessee where illiteracy prevails, Friday offered as her suggestions for the betterment of conditions there three steps: 1. legislation which would enforce the school laws, at present loosely observed. 2. Better roads, which would provide easier access to the isolated mountain regions. 3. Free textbooks, .a godsend for the underprivileged mountain children. As her explanation for the illiteracy in that region, Miss Enslow, who in private life is Mrs. Lena Davis Murray, declared it was due to the self-imposed isolation of the mountaineers. "They came to the region many years ago, with the intent of working as lumbermen and in the mines, and when those resources were exhausted, remained, barely eking out an existence." Best Teachers Unavailable Another reason for the laxity in education in places such as Shady Cove, Tenn., where she taught, she said, was that the "best teachers refused to go to such isolated villages. "However," she added, "if a girl desires to be a teacher, she should be prepared to be a nurse, maid, washwoman and everything else, if you really love the profession. I did." Her - remark was in answer to a question regarding the young girl who Manufacturers and Jobbers of ond-- ·UP Carbonated Beverages in Bottles MASON CITY COCA COLA BOTTLING CO. Phone 85 701 S. Fed. Avc. Will Compete in Sub-District Contest 3ULTOX LEARNER CHAKLENE HOKN FRED O'GREEN Mason City Students Will Participate in Sub-District Meet Charlene Horn, flutist, Milton Learner, v i o l i n i s t , and Fred O'Green, clarinetist, three seniors with outstanding records in band or. orchestra, will compete at Clear Lake March 31 and April 1 in the sub-district meet along with 14 other contestants. Milton Learner, who merited "superior" in the regional contest last spring, will play the first movement of Mendelssohn's "E Minor Concerto." Fred O'Green looks to teaching as a profession. Living conditions in Shady Cove, which has since been inundated as it was part of the land, where Norris dam was built, were at an extremely low ebb when Miss Enslow first arrived to work at the school. The average annusl cash income of the mountaineer is $8, she stated. Part of this is due to the fact that the poorly- clothed, poorly-fed mountaineer never applies for relief aid. These conditions exist not only in the Tennessee Cumberland!;, where Shady Cove is, but in the Kentucky Cumberlands, also in the deep south among the sharecroppers, said Miss Enslow, who has visited these regions. "Wrote Magazine Articles "Why did I become a school teacher'.' Well, when I was a child we played school and I always seemed to be chosen as teacher, and I always seemed to want to be one; then too, in the mountains, there is very little choice, if any. I adopted the name Ella Enslow from, my first' teacher, whom I had always admired." Miss Enslow wrote a series ot. articles in the Saturday Evening Post a few j'ears ago, the result being she received a flood of gifts for the school from contributors in Hawaii, Canada, Cuba and the United States. Because of this unexpected avalanche of assistance, her school became one of the best equipped institutions in the mountains. The southerner has the interest of her people at heart, and although she no longer teaches there, contributes financial assistance to the hill country people who, as she says, "have been forgotten for so many years." She is a tribute to the teaching profession, a noble example oE the extent to which teachers will go to aid their "people." STUDENTS! Your Photograph is Your Friends' Most Cherished Possession. RUSSELL PHOTO STUDIO Next J. C. Penney Co. Phone 2273 Sub-District Music Contest Clear Lake, Friday and Saturday, March 31, April 1 VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL CONTEST NUMBERS VOCAL SOLOS "Morning." ''Seventeen"--Wilma Walters "Friend of Mine," "All Through the Night"--Bill Wright ·Der Tod und das Madchen." "Death and the Maiden/' "Sheep and Lambs"--Virginia Bringolf "Sapphic Ode," "The Rosary"--Virginia Sioakes ·-Serenade," "Water Boy"--Hubert Cabell 'The Bandalero," "Evening Star"--Clark Sweetser MIXED GROUP "Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind," "My Bonnie Lass She Smil- eth --Wilma Walters, Ruth Jones, Virginia Stoakes, Amy Lou Hajght, Roger Larson, Bob Clark BOYS' QUARTET "Strike Up the Band," "Home Sweet Home." "The Blind Ploughman"--Hubert Cabell, Roger Larson, Bill Thompson, Clark Sweetser GIRLS' SEXTET "Morning," "The Legend," "Lullaby"--Wilma Walters. Wilda Rae, Jane Sailer, Virginia Bringolf, Joan O'Neil, Virginia NOTE--The chorus of 48 vocalists and the boys' and girls' glee cluos of approximately 40 each will sing two numbers in the contest. LEGION of HONOR IN CLASS OF '39 By K. E. K. VOCAL--Jane Sailer One of tlie outstanding vocalists of the operetta, "The Gondoliers," Jane is a member also of the girls' sextet, a member of the Hi Tri, an honor student and one of the most popular girls in M. C. H. S. DEBATE--Bob Petitt For two years Bob, super honor student, has been debating for M. C. H, S. He teams with Hay Clough to form one of the strongest affirmative teams in the state. FOOTBALL--Resta Kavaya "Kavats" filled a big hole at tackle and was the boy who broke the heart of many a team that iig- ured Mason City to be a soft touch. He is also a wrestler MASO.VIAN--Sophie Negomlr Art editor of the yearbook. Sophie is trying to bring the picture section of this year's book to a high standard She is a member of G. A. A. and an industrious student. DRAMATICS--Kay dough A fine voice with good expression. Ray had one of the leads in the junior class play and proved that he can act. CUB--Charlene Horn If there is a dramatic production to be covered, Charlene is elected. Her work.in journalism has been outstanding. Charlene is both creative and original, and when those qualities are combined, one really has something. WRESTLING--Floyd Johnson For four years Floyd has been wrestling off and on as a Mohawk. In his senior year he has earned a first team position. He is a member of the American club BAND--Ralph Williams First a baritone then a tuba. That change was a lucky one for the band because Ralph has developed into a fine tuba player. He is first chair player in the band and \von in the local solo contest. HI-TRI--Ruth Pauley Another ever-active member of the Hi-Tri, Huth is always around when there is work to be done. She has an artistic touch, is on the art staff of the Masonian, and plays a flute in the band. BASKETBALL--Jim Challas A clever ball handler and fast basketeer. Jim was a capable member of the "39" basketball team. Believe it or not. Jim can pick up a basketball with one hand and hold it at arm's length with his palm down. He also ranks high in his studies. ORCHESTRA--Betfy Church First chair French horn player in both band and orchestra is Betty's accomplishment. She won the local solo contest and should go far. HI-Y--Bob BrisMuc Two years a member of the cabinet, secretary in his junior year and vice president in his senior year is Bob's fine record. His other extra-curricular activities include football, basketball and track. G. A. A--Alice Hood A cabinet member with a yen for track. She rated a prominent role in the operetta, "Sweet- nearts," in her junior rear and is frequently named on the honor roll. - play "Carnival of Venice" by Fean-Jean and Charlene Horn, 'Fantasie Pastorale" by Doppler. Betty Church, senior, will play the French horn solo, "Morceau de Concert," while Mary Belberott, senior, is the one piano contestant, playing "Rondo Capriccioso" by Mendelssohn. The one junior to compete is Ray Kunz on the saxophone, and the two sophomores contesting are John Kunz, cornet, and John Hanson, trombone. The accompanists include Miriam Corson, Mrs. Roy Servison and Mrs. H. Farrer. WILL OBSERVE TUTOR METHODS According to Miss Helen Fullerton, instructor of the methods class in the junior college, nine of her students will spend the five days of their spring vacation, March 27 through March 31 observing school methods and doing practice teaching in nine of the rural schools of Cerro Gordo county, under experienced teachers These girls upon completion of their two years work in college will receive first grade uniform county certificates and plan to teach in the rural schools. The teacher-training students, the schools where they are to teach as well as the instructors of those particular schools are as follows: Miss Bonnie Jean Timmerman in Miss Arlene Hawk's school at Pleasant Valley No. 1. Miss Virginia Vosburg in Miss Laura Everson's school at Lime Creek No. 2. Miss Mary Kalhryn Dorsey in Miss Hutli Lorenzen's school at Bath No. 4. Miss Elizabeth Carter in Mis Mary Bower's school at Bath No. 1 Miss Florence Yotter in Misi Gladys Nelson's school at Grant No. 8. Miss Gertrude Nagel in Mis Lois Ludeman's school at Lime Creek No. 5. Miss Dai-lene Maves in Miss Gladys Field's school at Lincoln No. 0. Miss Mary Thompson in Mis Florence Palmer's school at Port land No. 6. Miss Betty Justin in Mrs. Myr Dale's school at Mason No. 7. MASON CITY By KEN KEW It was a drawn and tired Mo- wk basketball team that was jeaten 34-31 by Diagonal. After laving used every ounce of ve- erve strength to build up a 21 to 3 lead in the first half, the weary ilason City team couldn't quite tern the tide of basket scoring hots by Bud Beymer in the lattev lalf. Cooper and Brisbine opened he game with long hits from be- lind the free throw line. Pickell nd Colloton then began to connect on tip in shots and the Mo- lavvks stunned Diagonal by lead- ng 12 to 3 at. the end of the first [Viarter. Max Ives and Bud Beymer of Diagonal began to click in the econd frame with shots from far Hit on the court, but the fire- vagoa type of basketball bein« )layed by the Mohawks was still lolding out so that the half ended il to 13 with the Mohawks lead- ng In the third period the Mohawk defense completely fell apart and Diagonal took advantage ot the act as it piled up 15 points and ook a 29 to 26 lead as the period ended. From that point on the rame was over as far as the Mo- lawks were concerned because hey were fairly dead on their feet and the co-ordination which had been so brilliant in the Sac City ;ame was gone. Sports Shots Mavshalltown dropped ________ City 39 to 31 in the consolation game as "Jndge" gave all of his seniors an opportunity to p l a y '.heir last game. -- The Mohawks brought home a trophy for cap- luring fourth place honors. Each player was also awarded a medal for his tournament play. -- The tournament host of the Mohawks was New Swan, varsity center on the Drake university basketbal team. -- Congratulations are in order for Roger Bowen for the fine care he took of the team while in Des Moines. Thumbnail Bouquet No. 22 To Maurice Cooper, Bill Colloton. and Bob Brisbine for meriting mention on the "All-tournament 1 basketball team. The boys rcallj really deserved the honor. Loraine Hiley spent the weekend visiting her sister who is a student at the State University of Iowa. m , t Miss Gladys Price will attend the conference of the commercial teachers in DCS Moines March 31 and April ]. * f * Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Palmer and Miss Helen Fulleton will attend the ice carnival at Minneapolis during vacation. v * * Anne O'Brien will spend a few days of spring vacation in Minneapolis. SIX GROUPS IN SUB-DIVISION OF VOCAL CONTEST Miss Ellen Smith Is Director of Competing Vocalists According to Miss Ellen M. Smitlv vocal director of the M. C. H. S., six Mason City soloists will appear in the annual sub-division vocal contest to be held in Clear Lake Friday and Saturday, March 31 and April 1, while six groups will contest. The solo numbers are as follows: Wilma Walters, "Morning" and "Seventeen;" Bill Wright, "Friend of Mine," "All Through the Night;" Virginia Bringolf, "Death and the Maiden," "Sheep and Lambs;" Virginia Stokes," "Sapphic Ode," "The Rosary;" Hubert Cabell, "Serenade." "Water Boy;" Clark Sweetser, "The Bandolero " 'Evening Star." The boys' quartet -will sing 'Strike Up the Band," "Home Sweet Home," "The Blind Ploughman." The girls' sextet will sing "Morning," "The Legend," and 'Lullaby." The boys' sextet will sing "Restlessness," "I Dream of Jeanic" and "Movin 1 Along." The girls' trio will contest in 'The Celtic Lullaby," "Moon Marketing," and "Estrellita." A mixed group is singing "Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind," and My Bonnie Lass She Smileth." A small mixed group will sing ··Jesu Priceless Treasure." and "In the Time of Roses." B.W., N. H. Bob Green Writes "Stradivarius" Ode Bob Green's brief ode, "To a Stradivarius," may be poetry but his doggerel, "Seasons," brought forth real appreciation from his classmates. "Seasons" follows-Spring has came and ivinlcr has \vent H \\-ft.s not did by accident. Sntnv did Ro. 'cause it done lhavv For this was did by nature's law. Fall lias came and summer has went It lilim-lsc wasn't did by aMdcnt. Rain done none 'cause it done Ireczed i\s this here was did by nature's decrees. Miss Florence O'Leary will al tend a meeting o£ the Iowa Stale Home Economics association DCS Moines March 25. ff V ff IMiss Mai-ie Mendenhall is... spend spring vacation at hei- home in Knoxville. · * * Miss Cora Sundell will visit her brother in Minneapolis, Minn., during spring vacation. j TRA 1 B e f o r e merchandise reaches you, it travels many miles. The more detours it makes, and the more hands it passes through, the higher its price. P c n n e y ' s merchandise travels in a straight line from its maker to you. No de-, tours, no ,stop-overs; no middle - men to claim extra profits, no fees for short hauls. That saves you money! Try One Today Oh Boy! DRUMSTICK Ice Cream--Cone--Chocolate--Nuts--All for 5c Sold by Your Neighborhood Dealer HUTCHINSON'S ICE CREAM MILK FURNISHES THE PEP FOR ANY GAME Basketball fakes speed end brains--ask any lad who's ever played. That's why milk is a basketball player's most important food-beverage. Be lure Hie sport enthusiasts in your family have at least a pint--preferably a quart--of Hermanson's milk each day! CALL 646 FOR DEPENDABLE SERVICE HERMANSON'S DAIRY Come In and See The Latest- Talking Greeting Cards YELLAND and HANES 11-13 E. State CAMERA PRICES REDUCED 10 to 40 per cent reduction in prices on all Agfa cameras. Now is the time to buy the camera that you want at the fewest prices in history. Convenient terms of the Kayenay Camera Store. H First St. S. E. A Complefe Service LAUNDERERS DRY CLEANERS FURRIERS Lyons PHONE GOO Make Someone Happy With Flowers Today-Fresh, fragrant spring blooms grown especially for you. Phone Us Today Kemble's Greenhouse Downtown Store 7 IV. SUIe Phono 416 Main nitire . Fed. Ar. Phone 53 Sub-District Music Contest Clear Lake, Friday and Saturday, March 31, April 1 VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL CONTEST NUMBERS BOYS' SEXTET ."Restlessness," ''I Dream l Jeanic." "Movm» Mone"-Lee Lusted, Hubert Cabell. Harold Johnson, Stuart Brem- iier. Murray Lawson, Don Fraser GIRLS' TRIO "The Celtic Lullaby,"' "Moon Marketing." "Estrellita"--Charlotte Storer, Jane Satter, Nancy Longley SMALL MIXED GROUP "Jesu Priceless Treasure," "In the Time ot Roses"--Patricia Ball, Jean Peterson, Clark Sweetser, Bill Wright ORCHESTRA SOLO Mendelssohn's First Movement E Minor Concerto bv Milton Learner BAND SOLOS Carnival de Venice--Fred O'Green Fantasie Pastorale--Charlene Horn Morceau de Concert--Betty Church Grand Concerto--John Hanseti Concerto in E Minor--Ray Kunz Carnival oi Venice--John Kun? PIANO . 0 fc'. MendeJsiolm-Mary Belberoff ocal, Miss Ellen M. Smith; Instrumental-Miss Marjone Smith, Carleton L. Stewart Vitamin *'D" Bread has all the gimme-some- more flavor ol 3 liotr.« quality bread. Plus the Vitamin "D" that a 1 1 children need to help build strong b o n e s a n d teeth. IS BETTER BREAD SCIENTIFIC Optical Service Dr. Keith V. 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